Additionally while males are more likely to be victims of crime than their

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victimization than men (Zaykowski & Gunter, 2013). Additionally, while males are more likely to be victims of crime than their female counterparts, females exhibit greater fear of crime than men. It, however, follows that females ate at an elevated risk of victimization of an assortment of interpersonal crimes as sexual assault, stalking and intimate partner violence (Carbone-Lopez, Esbensen & Brick, 2010). Victim Gendered Issues in the Australian Context In the Australian context, there is an assortment of victim gendered issues that characterize the environment. One of these issues is domestic violence which has been argued as a direct consequence of gender inequality (Feder & Potte, 2017). The prevailing assertion is that there is the need to dispel the stereotype that perpetrators of domestic violence are men and that victims are women considering the increasing number of male domestic violence victims (McPhedran & Eriksson, 2017). The issue of murders is the other than has become gendered with indications being that in Australia, men are being killed at a higher rate than their female counterparts. Further, between 2014 and 2014, females were five to six times more likely to be victims of sexual violence their males (Australia Bureau of statistics, 2016). Males, on the other hand, are three times more likely to be victims of robbery than females (Australia Bureau of statistics, 2016).
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GENDERED VICTIMIZATION IN THE AUSTRALIAN CONTEXT 5 References Australia Bureau of statistics (2016). 4125.0 - Gender Indicators, SAFETY, AND JUSTICE. Accessed via %20Subject/4125.0~Feb%202016~Main%20Features~Safety%20and %20Justice~4411 on June 15, 2018 Boza, C., & Nicholson Perry, K. (2014). Gender-related victimization, perceived social support, and predictors of depression among transgender Australians.
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